Pengambilan Keputusan mengenai Pengobatan pada Pasien Kanker Payudara yang Menjalani Pengobatan Tradisional

Arina Shabrina, Aulia Iskandarsyah
(Submitted 3 January 2018)
(Published 10 April 2019)


There were breast cancer patients who undergo traditional treatment. The aim of this study was to describe the contributing factors in traditional treatment decision making. Five breast cancer patients were recruited from an online survey, cancer community and traditional treatment clinic. Respondents filled the demographic and clinical characteristic form and also interviewed. Thematic analysis was used to analyze the data. The result of this study was most of the respondents put more trust in traditional treatment therapist rather than a doctor. Most of them undergo a traditional treatment because they perceived the benefits of the treatment. A family member suggested they undergo traditional treatment. There were several factors that contributed to participant’s decision to undergo a traditional treatment; ie (1) the view about health care provider, (2) the perceived benefit from the treatment and (3) the source of recommen­dation about the use of traditional treatment.


decision making; breast cancer; traditional treatment

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